External Billing & Receivables

External Billing & Receivables

Financial Operations handles billing and collection for Student Accounts and Student Loans. The Shared Services Center handles Sponsored Projects and General billing and collection for external customers.

Student Accounts

Monthly student account bills are available electronically in the form of an eBill. Student Financial Services provides a student account bill for any account that carries a balance or has had activity during the billing period. Click here for more information

Student Loans

Monthly billing statements are generated for Student Loan Collection Services by an outside provider, Educational Computer Services Incorporated (ECSI). Click here for more information.

Sponsored Projects

Sponsored Projects are billed by the Shared Services Center (excluding Letter of Credit draws). Amounts are invoiced based on the project award documentation per sponsor stipulations. Click here for more information.


General accounts receivable is handled by the Shared Services Center, which includes invoicing and collections for the sales of all types of goods and services. All U-M departments are eligible to process invoices through the Shared Services Center. Click here for more information.

To help explain the rules for processing billing to external clients, please view the External Billing by Recharge Units PDF in the Resources section.